Psalms 105

Book of Psalms - Chapter 105

Psalms 105:1

Give thanks to the LORD! Call on his name! Make his doings known among the peoples.

Psalms 105:2

Sing to him, sing praises to him! Tell of all his marvelous works.

Psalms 105:3

Glory in his holy name. Let the heart of those who seek the LORD rejoice.

Psalms 105:4

Seek the LORD and his strength. Seek his face forever more.

Psalms 105:5

Remember his marvelous works that he has done; his wonders, and the judgments of his mouth,

Psalms 105:6

you seed of Abraham, his servant, you children of Jacob, his chosen ones.

Psalms 105:7

He is the LORD, our God. His judgments are in all the earth.

Psalms 105:8

He has remembered his covenant forever, the word which he commanded to a thousand generations,

Psalms 105:9

the covenant which he made with Abraham, his oath to Isaac,

Psalms 105:10

and confirmed the same to Jacob for a statute; to Israel for an everlasting covenant,

Psalms 105:11

saying, "To you I will give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance;"

Psalms 105:12

when they were but a few men in number, yes, very few, and foreigners in it.

Psalms 105:13

They went about from nation to nation, from one kingdom to another people.

Psalms 105:14

He allowed no one to do them wrong. Yes, he reproved kings for their sakes,

Psalms 105:15

"Don't touch my anointed ones! Do my prophets no harm!"

Psalms 105:16

He called for a famine on the land. He destroyed the food supplies.

Psalms 105:17

He sent a man before them. Joseph was sold for a slave.

Psalms 105:18

They bruised his feet with shackles. His neck was locked in irons,

Psalms 105:19

until the time that his word happened, and the LORD's word proved him true.

Psalms 105:20

The king sent and freed him; even the ruler of peoples, and let him go free.

Psalms 105:21

He made him lord of his house, and ruler of all of his possessions;

Psalms 105:22

to discipline his princes at his pleasure, and to teach his elders wisdom.

Psalms 105:23

Israel also came into Egypt. Jacob lived in the land of Ham.

Psalms 105:24

He increased his people greatly, and made them stronger than their adversaries.

Psalms 105:25

He turned their heart to hate his people, to conspire against his servants.

Psalms 105:26

He sent Moses, his servant, and Aaron, whom he had chosen.

Psalms 105:27

They performed miracles among them, and wonders in the land of Ham.

Psalms 105:28

He sent darkness, and made it dark. They didn't rebel against his words.

Psalms 105:29

He turned their waters into blood, and killed their fish.

Psalms 105:30

Their land swarmed with frogs, even in the rooms of their kings.

Psalms 105:31

He spoke, and swarms of flies came, and lice in all their borders.

Psalms 105:32

He gave them hail for rain, with lightning in their land.

Psalms 105:33

He struck their vines and also their fig trees, and shattered the trees of their country.

Psalms 105:34

He spoke, and the locusts came, and the grasshoppers, without number,

Psalms 105:35

ate up every plant in their land; and ate up the fruit of their ground.

Psalms 105:36

He struck also all the firstborn in their land, the first fruits of all their manhood.

Psalms 105:37

He brought them forth with silver and gold. There was not one feeble person among his tribes.

Psalms 105:38

Egypt was glad when they departed, for the fear of them had fallen on them.

Psalms 105:39

He spread a cloud for a covering, fire to give light in the night.

Psalms 105:40

They asked, and he brought quails, and satisfied them with the bread of the sky.

Psalms 105:41

He opened the rock, and waters gushed out. They ran as a river in the dry places.

Psalms 105:42

For he remembered his holy word, and Abraham, his servant.

Psalms 105:43

He brought forth his people with joy, his chosen with singing.

Psalms 105:44

He gave them the lands of the nations. They took the labor of the peoples in possession,

Psalms 105:45

that they might keep his statutes, and observe his laws. Praise Yah!